Big Trouble In Thailand

2017
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The tourist police struggle with the growing trend of individuals who use a hard drug known to locals as Yaa Baa that naive tourists often take in a bid to have a good time. This documentary follows a 19 year-old Cumbrian girl whose two week dream holiday with her boyfriend turned into a two and a half month nightmare after being caught in possession of cannabis at one of the infamous Full Moon parties in Koh Phangan.
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Prison Special - Never before has anyone been allowed access to film inside the brutal Thai prison service in such detail. This program gains access to film in seven prisons to tell the stories of nine British prisoners who share their fascinating insights, stories and lives. They are inside on a range of offence including, fraud, theft, shoplifting and drug possession and trafficking. This episode also goes inside Ban Kwang, Bangkok Central Prison, which is a maximum security facility. Prisone...
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Back on the streets of Pattaya with tourist cop Howard a man having a little rest and relaxation in the city gets robbed and drugged by a prostitute; while another tourist runs into the sea to avoid paying for his restaurant and bar bill. In Bangkok, a British tourist dies after a street robbery. Two men on a motorbike snatched her handbag causing her to fall and fracture her skull on the pavement. A group of British ex-pats who have had relationships with local Thai ladies explain the benefits...
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This epsiode, the Bangkok police suspects a British couple that have had their possessions stolen from their hotel room of insurance fraud. The police search their room and scrutinise them for hours. Tourist cop Howard gets up to more hi-jinks on Pattaya’s Walking Street when two girls get into a street brawl and an ex-pat can’t pay his bills. He also confesses to a close encounter with a lady boy! Meanwhile in Tourist Cop Robert Brown reveals the trouble the local lady boys cause with tourists...
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This episode goes inside Bang Kwang one of Thailand’s most notorious jails which handles death row and long-sentence prisoners. All prisoners are required to wear leg irons for the first three months of their sentence. A British prisoner who is serving 26 years for possession with intent to sell drugs talks about life inside this high security prison. Back on Koh Phangan it is time for another full moon party and the Tourist Police help a group of travellers who have had their bags and passport...
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This week captures the chaotic aftermarth of the Koh Samui air crash. Bangkok Airways' flight ATR72 slipped off the runway and crashed into a disused air traffic control tower, damaging the front of the aircraft, injuring four British passengers and killing the pilot. Meanwhile, in Pattaya, tourist cop Howard investigates the exploitation of rare animals by photographers who use them as photo opportunities for tourists. (Ep.4) (From the UK) (Documentary) M(A,L)
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This episode introduced notorious drug smuggler Marcus Hilton (aka Marcus James) in Pattaya Prison. He is facing a potential death penalty or life imprisonment for drug dealing. He has already served two years in remand and is locked in his cell 24 hours day as he is classified as a high security prisoner. The program hears from his daughter and former wife. The officers arrive onsite following the recent Bangkok Airways plane crash in Koh Samui that critically injured four Brits and killed the...
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The cameras revisit the Full Moon Party on the island of Koh Phangan where thousands of gap year students and travellers are partying hard on cheap alcohol. A young British traveller has his head smashed with a brick after a local man tries to steal his friend’s passports and more. When a local man is arrested Jamie is uncertain if he is the guilty party. Meanwhile, Micha the 19-year-old girl from Cumbria who was arrested at last week's party for drugs possession faces her big day in court; if ...
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